Reported Annual Crime In East Alton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Alton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime183n/a (estimate)2,9752,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Alton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape9n/a146.338.340.4
Robbery3n/a48.8139.3102.8
Assault8n/a130.0250.5248.5
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)325436386
Burglary32n/a520.2374.9468.9
Theft120n/a1,950.61,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft11n/a178.8155.5236.9
Property crime163n/a (estimate)2,6502,0492,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in East Alton, IL. These figures on reported criminal activity in East Alton, IL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in East Alton, IL is 20% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Illinois, and when compared with the national average, is 5% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, East Alton, IL has 25% lower than violent crime rate than Illinois average, while remaining 16% lower than the national average. In property crime, East Alton, IL is 29% higher than the average of Illinois and is 8% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maryville, IL7,72788589677
Brighton, IL2,122183503686
Glen Carbon, IL13,09546771817
Troy, IL9,931149725874
Holiday Shores, IL2,918156732888
Bunker Hill, IL1,6441768801,056
Worden, IL1,1362009381,138
East Alton, IL6,2313252,6502,975

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in East Alton is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.15 daily crimes that occur in East Alton.
  • East Alton is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In East Alton you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in East Alton has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In East Alton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in East Alton, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for East Alton, IL are 1.20 times more than the Illinois average and 1.05 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in East Alton, IL are 1.34 times less than than Illinois and 1.19 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in East Alton, IL are 1.29 times more than than Illinois and 1.08 times more than the national average.

How Safe is East Alton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in East Alton, IL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Illinois as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in East Alton, IL to other cities in the state and across the country, East Alton, IL is 20% safer than other cities of Illinois and 33% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Illinois cities and all around the United States, East Alton, IL has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing East Alton, IL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Alton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Alton is 1 in 308
The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Alton is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in East Alton is 1 in 34
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in East Alton, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In East Alton, IL, you have a 1 in 308 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 38. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in East Alton, IL is 1 in 34.

Year Over Year Crime In East Alton (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether East Alton, IL is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in East Alton, IL has increased by 19% and the rate of property crime in East Alton, IL has increased by 6%. The total crime rate in East Alton, IL has increased by 7% year to year.

East Alton police department

ItemEast AltonIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1530,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.63.3
There are a total of 15 East Alton police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.9% less than the Illinois average and 26.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

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Piedmont, OK6,23267472539
Elsa, TX6,2326703,7464,416
Darlington, SC6,2321,1098,6469,755
Taylor, PA6,2309202,5093,429
Cherry Hills Village, CO6,234151,0381,053
East Alton, IL6,2313252,6502,975
Source: The East Alton, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.